A toddler has died after being hit by a car in a driveway at Lake Macquarie.
Just before 2.30pm today (Monday 15 August 2022), emergency services were called to Rosemary Row, Rathmines, after reports a toddler had been hit by a vehicle in a driveway.
Upon arrival, NSW Ambulance paramedics commenced treating the 22-month-old, however the child died at the scene.
Officers attached to Lake Macquarie Police District attended and established a crime scene.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident has commenced.
A 38-year-old male driver has been taken to John Hunter Hospital for mandatory testing.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.